Conducts meeting: Paul Harvel, president of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, conducts a meeting this morning, focusing on economic development. The meeting, held at East Arkansas Community College, was attended by city, county and educational leaders, as well as private citizens. Photo by David Nichol.
Thursday, September 20, 2007
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Glenn Shepherd defeated Rev. Ronald Williams for the Position 3 seat on the Forrest City School Board.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Geocaching tool: Rausch Hodges shows his GPS device. According to one Web site, people can pay anything from around $100 to upwards of $1,000 for one of the devices, depending on the features one wants. Photo by David Nichol.
School elections today: James “J.D.” Davis accepts his ballot this morning at the Forrest City Civic Center. He was among the first to vote in today’s school elections. Forrest City has two school board races to decide. Polls will be open until 7:30 p.m. It is estimated that about 1,000 voters cast early ballots. Photo by David Nichol.
Caught: A West Memphis running back is tackled by a pair of Forrest City Mustang defenders during Monday night’s junior varsity football game at Sam Smith Stadium. West Memphis took a 21-0 win over the JV Mustangs. The varsity Mustangs will host Jonesboro Friday night for the annual Hall of Fame Game. Photo by Fred Conley.
Monday, September 17, 2007
Tough going: Forrest City senior tailback Chris Tripp (5) finds the going tough as the Wynne defense, led by Tyler Griffin (44), converges to make the stop. Tripp scored one touchdown to help lead the Mustangs past the Yellowjackets 35-14 in a nonconference game played at Wynne. Photo by Fred Conley.
Voting boundaries: Voters in the Forrest City School District will cast ballots Tuesday in a pair of races. The map above details the boundaries of the local school district, and every registered voter who lives within the dark lines is eligible to cast a ballot in the election.
Little helper: Katelyn Mason, 3, helps remove some of the art work Sunday, that was on display at the St. Francis County Fair. She’s holding a painting by her aunt, Marlene Gwathney. Katelyn, herself, also won a blue ribbon in her division for a painting. Photo by David Nichol.
Friday, September 14, 2007
Mustang Pride: Oscar’s Restaurant on Broadway is this week’s winner of the Mustang Spirit Award. Each week, a local business is recognized for showing its pride in the Forrest City Mustangs. The Mustangs travel to Wynne tonight. Pictured from left are Billy Sweet, Judy Sweet and Shannon Heard, holding Bailey Heard. The decorations were designed by Caitlyn Sweet, not pictured. Photo by David Nichol.